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Hurricanes destroy beachside homes, but not this one
The engineering that helped one Mexico Beach, Florida, house outlast Hurricane Michael.
8 books to read on your beach vacation
Recommendations from the Popular Science staff.
How to leave the sand behind on your next beach trip
Clean up sneaky grains of silica.
Is an artificial tan safer than the real thing?
Sunless tanners work for the same reason a steak turns brown.
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a drone that loves trash!
A New Jersey man is using drones and machine learning to measure plastic pollution on beaches.
29 percent off a portable projector and other good deals happening today
A snap shot of the day's best bargains.
Hookworms: the most common travel health risk no one warns Americans about
Even though the parasites were widespread in the U.S. not too long ago.
How to beach-proof your phone
Protect it from sun, sand, and seawater.
New Zealand earthquake lifts a bizarre sea wall up to land
This looks totally alien (but it's also totally ordinary)
Why Does Sunlight Lighten Hair But Darken Skin?
Short answer: Skin protects itself, hair doesn't.